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by PATCsawyer
August 20th, 2019, 1:55 pm
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Help with this Disston one-man
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 78

Re: Help with this Disston one-man

Your etch clearly shows "PATENT GROUND", just like the one in Sandersdwa's post.
by PATCsawyer
August 17th, 2019, 3:37 am
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Help with this Disston one-man
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 78

Re: Help with this Disston one-man

That's a big one-man. I can't help you with the lineage beyond what you've already discovered.
by PATCsawyer
August 15th, 2019, 3:52 am
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Help with this Disston one-man
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 78

Re: Help with this Disston one-man

Kind of a tight zoom, what does the rest of the saw look like? Take your pics outside in natural light.
by PATCsawyer
August 8th, 2019, 4:53 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Hammers - swaging and setting
RepliesCOLON 12
ViewsCOLON 7418

Re: Hammers - swaging and setting

I'm fond of the Atkins #4. Note the short handle. You won't be taking any big swings when setting/swaging teeth.

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by PATCsawyer
June 12th, 2019, 4:42 am
ForumCOLON Simonds Saws
TopicCOLON Simonds No. 113?
RepliesCOLON 3
ViewsCOLON 230

Re: Simonds No. 113?

Are you sure it's not a "B"? I have an Ohlen-Bishop one man saw with a B stamped on the heel. I've not noticed a similar stamp on my big saws, but O/B copied the number scheme of Simonds and the saws look identical:

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by PATCsawyer
April 22nd, 2019, 5:42 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Atkins Handles
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 250

Re: Atkins Handles

Atkins appears to have used the same paint on their other tools. NOS hand anvil:

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by PATCsawyer
December 19th, 2018, 7:10 pm
ForumCOLON Saw ID
TopicCOLON Saw ID
RepliesCOLON 7
ViewsCOLON 597

Re: Saw ID

The western folks like using pumice stones, but you're not likely to find those out east. I use either electrolysis or a sanding block with 100g or 220g sandpaper (depending on rust). There are plenty of electrolysis posts on this site that describe the process. When sanding, I lubricate the saw wit...
by PATCsawyer
December 18th, 2018, 11:16 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Simonds saw shortened on both ends?
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 628

Re: Simonds saw shortened on both ends?

That's a nice length for eastern US and Canada. That, and 5.5' saws are the most requested lengths from people who approach me for saws. My six and seven-footers just collect dust.
by PATCsawyer
December 18th, 2018, 8:39 am
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Simonds saw shortened on both ends?
RepliesCOLON 9
ViewsCOLON 628

Re: Simonds saw shortened on both ends?

How long is your shortened saw?